Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security


A Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security is a university-issued graduate degree. It involves acceptance to the University of Rhode Island graduate program and graded course work in four courses. It is designed for professionals who wish to obtain a focused graduate degree, but cannot commit to a full Master’s degree.

Flexible And Supportive

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is designed to support working professionals through flexible online instructor-guided learning, readily-available advising, and the ability for part-time enrollment.

Professionally Oriented

The Graduate Certificate courses lead to industry certifications including Net+, and Security+. URI’s courses are developed and taught by teams of academic and industry experts to bring industry experience into the virtual classroom!

Coming From A Non-Tech Background?

For students with a non-technical background, the URI OnRamp To Cybersecurity program provides a bridge that prepares students for the Graduate Certificate program.

Further Study

Courses taken in this certificate program can be applied towards a Professional Science Masters Degree in Cyber Security, a Masters Degree in Computer Science, and/or a Ph.D. in Computer Science.